Being a committee member is not only about attending meetings but about working with the other members of the committee to reach a consensus about the business before it.

Specifically, committee members should


The Secretary is a key role within the Club. The secretary is the primary administration officer of the committee and provides the links between the committee, members and outside agencies. The Secretary should be a good communicator, maintain confidentiality on relevant matters and have the ability to delegate tasks and supervise others.

Specific duties include but are not limited to:


At any level of cricket, the Captain is a vital part of team performance, camaraderie, player development and enjoyment. Within the framework of the Club’s Constitution and guiding principles, each team Captain sets the standards for players to attain.

Captains earn the respect of players, opponents and umpires through their personal behaviours and actions. This in turn reflects how Northern Counties Cricket Club is regarded in cricketing circles and the broader community.

To be successful ALL our Captains and Vice Captains need to be on board with consistent, strong and positive messages regarding our club behaviours, culture, our past history and our future.

The Captains should lead by example, at training and on game day, by creating an environment based on enjoyment, self-improvement, putting the team first and playing to win.

There are many subtle tasks for a captain and Vice Captain here is a small breakdown of some of the larger tasks, however communication is key .

• Organise with VC to find a suitable team to play any fixtures.

• Ensure that any required equipment is taken/made available.

• Have a good understanding of all Laws, Playing conditions and Code of conduct in use for all competitions entered.

• Communicate with Sub committees linked to playing (Such as Coaching) on strategy and approach

• Delegate jobs to ensure everyone is involved.

• Communicate with Core and Fringe players on how they can improve or what they should be working on.

• Development league Captain – Either Captain or Vice Captain must ensure that a PVG certified person is in attendance at every game.



▪ Implement the SGB child protection policy and procedures. ▪ Encourage good practice by promoting and championing the child protection policy and procedures.

▪ Monitor and review the child protection policy and procedures to ensure they remain current and fit for purpose.

▪ Regularly report to the Management/Committee/Board.

▪ Raise awareness of the Club Child Protection Officer role to parents/carers, adults, and children involved in the club.

▪ Raise awareness of the Code of Conduct for working with children to parents/carers, adults and children involved in the club.

▪ Challenge behaviour which breaches the Code of Conduct.

▪ Keep abreast of developments in the field of child protection by liaising with the SGB Child Protection Officer, attending relevant training or events and subscribing to the Safeguarding in Sport newsletter.

▪ Organise/signpost appropriate training for all adults working/volunteering with children in the club.

▪ Respond appropriately to disclosures or concerns which relate to the well-being of a child.

▪ Maintain confidential records of reported cases and action taken.

▪ Where required liaise with the SGB Child Protection Officer and/or statutory agencies and ensure they have access to all necessary information.


# Tasks that are currently or could be partially or wholly delegated.

* Tasks that could be delegated in future